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The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United .... The main residence, as well as foundations of the house, were built largely by enslaved and free...

White House - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of White House, including videos, interesting articles, ... Built at a cost of $232,372, the two-story house was not quite completed ...

Building the White House - White House Historical Association


Teacher's Text:The White House is an enduring symbol of our nation's leadership . It is also ... A view of the countryside where the nation's capital would be built.

Q&A: Did slaves build the White House? - White House Historical ...


Construction on the President's House began in 1792 in Washington, D.C., ... enslaved and free—to provide the bulk of labor that built the White House, the ...

White House History - Clinton


For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency , ... of the troops from a flag-draped grandstand built in front of the White House.

The ugly truth about the White House and its history of slavery - The ...


Jul 27, 2016 ... The White House in 2014 in Washington, photographed from ... #BillOreilly says slaves who built #WhiteHouse were well fed & had decent ...

Michelle Obama correct that the White House was built by slaves ...


Jul 25, 2016 ... "I wake up every morning in a house (the White House) that was built by slaves." — Michelle Obama on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in a speech at ...

Yes, Slaves Did Help Build the White House - The New York Times


Jul 26, 2016 ... “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves,” Michelle Obama said on Monday night at the Democratic convention.

History | whitehouse.gov


This is really what the White House is all about. It's the “People's House.” It's a place that is steeped in history, but it's also a place where everyone should feel ...

Was the White House Built by Slaves? : snopes.com


Jul 26, 2016 ... During her 2016 Democratic National Convention speech, Michelle Obama asserted that the White House had been built using slave labor.